Guidewire Architect

Maarut Inc - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Our client is looking for a Guidewire Architect to join their team in their digital journey

  • Work as part of a team to deliver innovative, cost-effective and efficient IT solutions
  • Explaining plans to designers and developers; gaining alignment and understanding
  • Development lifecycle of software applications and other business process optimization projects.
  • Ensure application performance, reliability, and quality.
  • Assists needs analysis by information gathering and performing analysis.
  • Complete design, documentation, development, testing and debugging tasks working within a team.
  • Develop and implement other business optimization projects and solutions including enhancements and upgrades.


  • Prior experience in Guidewire Major Version Upgrade
  • Minimum of 6 years of Guidewire development experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of enterprise scale Java development experience
  • Minimum of 10 years of Technical/Solution Architecting experience
  • Minimum of 15 years of large-scale Business Application Development experience
  • Knowledge of various programming languages, web design languages, scripting tools and protocols.
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle and project life cycle principles.
  • Accomplishes department and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Advances job knowledge to next level by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.
  • Proactively provide status, raise issues, and communicate necessary information on a regular basis via daily stand-up meetings, one-on-one meetings, and/or impromptu occasions.
  • Responsible for escalating, assisting and follow-through on resolution of issues related to delivery of technology solutions and operational support.
  • Provide cost estimates and business case updates
  • Design and develop Guidewire integration components, including plug-ins, APIs, messaging and supporting business rules.
  • Previous experience implementing integration modules that can be reused, ensure loose coupling, easily scalable of various system and its components.
  • Conduct code reviews and walkthrough
  • Strong ability to debug system issues and resolve defects
  • Oversee technical deliverables, coaching and mentoring of junior developers and provide technical leadership for same
  • Understand and implement the overall technical vision for projects, programs, or systems, keeping in mind cross-functional impacts, integration across the organization and architecture rationalization
  • Have strong knowledge of the latest IT systems, legislation and best practice
  • Ability to keep cool under pressure
  • Good problem solving skills

Job Type: Contract


  • Monday to Friday


  • Guidewire Architect: 5 years (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19